19 Best Hidden Gems In Europe

Comano region of Trentino

The best hidden gems in Europe include stunning mountain towns in Italy, overlooked islands in Croatia, the ultimate detox spot in Sweden and some surprising places to hit the slopes.

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Fun Things To Do In Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest

From hiking one of Germany’s wine routes and checking out the city’s spectacular library, to enjoying its food and festivals, find out all the fun things to do in Stuttgart – perfect for a city break. 

We’ve just returned from a busy few weeks in Germany, As mentioned on my first post all about Düsseldorf, we split our time across three key cities – Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Berlin. We were invited by Visit Germany to create a few videos for their #GermanSummerStories campaign, so we spent our time racing around each city seeking out the best things to do, places to eat, and found some quirky spots too (3D crazy golf – who knew?!)

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Top Things To Do In Düsseldorf – A First-Timer’s Guide

Burgplatz, Dusseldorf

From catching the best views from the TV Tower and exploring the pretty old town, to day trips to Cologne and beyond, here are the best things to do in Düsseldorf.

We’ve just returned from a busy few weeks working with Visit Germany shooting several videos for their #GermanSummerStories campaign. It’s one of the biggest and busiest campaigns we’ve been part of, visiting 7 destinations in 10 days. We were based in the cities of Düsseldorf, Stuttgart and Berlin – two of which were brand new for me. 

I was really happy to pad out my German geography, take in some new sights and get stuck into such an exciting project!

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Things To Do In Dresden: 24 Hours In The City

Exploring Neumarkt in Dresden

From unique local delicacies, to hipster bars, quirky art and historic architecture, these are the top things to do in Dresden in Germany.

Dresden was our starting point for four days in Saxony, Germany. So far on my travels through Germany I’ve visited Berlin, the Black Forest, Nuremberg, Munich and Hannover. This was a whole new area for me, and I was excited to explore two very different places in the region – the historic city of Dresden and the stunning Saxon Switzerland National Park.

For a flavour of Saxony, check out the video of our time in Dresden and Saxon Switzerland…

 

Enjoying the view from Königstein Fortress, Saxon Switzerland
Enjoying the view from Königstein Fortress, Saxon Switzerland

Beautiful coloured buildings in Dresden, Germany
Beautiful coloured buildings in Dresden, Germany

Part of the Palace in Dresden
Part of the Palace in Dresden

It’s impossible to speak about Dresden without mentioning the atrocities that occurred in the 2nd World War. Much of the city was demolished in one day of air raids. Sadly one of Germany’s most cultural, fairy-tale cities was reduced to rubble.

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